The New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness and the New Jersey EMS Taskforce will be sponsoring a two-day training course titled, “Medical Preparedness and Response for Bombing Incidents (MGT-348).” The training will be delivered by the Texas Engineering Extension Service, Energetic Materials Research Testing Center at New Mexico Tech, members of the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium.
COST: None, but please preregister as seating is limited.
This course is designed for first responder personnel who would be involved in the medical response to an explosive incident. Participants will be introduced to case studies and research-based information designed to enhance medical preparedness for response to blast effects. This dual-level course includes management and performance sections. The management section will focus on pre-incident indications of bombing incidents, bombing incident scene safety and security, and resource management for bombing incidents. The performance level section will focus on bombing incident injury patterns and treatment, managing the medical response for bombing incidents, and the planning, training, and exercise cycle for bombing incidents.
Emergency management, emergency medical services, fire service, governmental administrative, law enforcement, healthcare, public health, public safety communications, community volunteer, security and safety personnel. Sixteen continuing elective units (CEUs) will be awarded to New Jersey Emergency Medical Technicians. Continuing education credit is approved by the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), an accredited approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
If you have any questions regarding this training, please email Michael Urbanski at MUrbanski@njohsp.gov.